Category: Professional

Podcast, Professional

Getting A Promotion: Mindset Shifts for Career Success

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Earlier this year I reflected on my annual review and then gave you tips on how to prepare for yours. If you’re like me, you were motivated to continue the good work and told to start applying pressure! This year, we’re coming for the promotion. Listen in to hear about the mindset shifts I made …

Podcast, Professional

New Year Career Negotiation Tips

I recently had my year end review at the new gig, well not so new. I’m officially 9 months in but I still feel like the “new girl”. My review went well though and it was just a testament of how hard I’ve been working and how perfectly aligned for this position I was when …

Podcast, Professional

Leveraging Every Experience

In 2016, I manifested my success and opportunities over the next four years without knowing it. I built upon the jobs, experiences, knowledge gained, relationships built, and all to level up in my purpose. I just wanted to share my journey with you all to provide as some encouragement to take advantage and leverage every …

Lifestyle, Podcast, Professional

Getting into Real Estate: My Newbie Experience

Today, everyone seems to need a side hustle to either fulfill a passion or fill the gap with income. I think with the pandemic, it’s become evident that diversifying your income is important. When pay in one area has slipped, other streams of revenue can pick up the slack. One of mine happens to be …

Entrepreneurship, Podcast, Professional

Side Hustle Mentality

Welcome Back! We’re back with the B Chic University Podcast talking about entrepreneurship and the “side hustle mentality”. Did you know that there are a bajillion terms for the “preneur” word? It’s not just an entrepreneur. I did some light research to get a better grip on how you and I fit into these categories. …

College, Lifestyle, Professional

Adjusting to Work After College: How College Ruined My Perception of Expertise

Those of us who went straight through undergraduate studies and graduate studies (God bless you who went beyond) will understand where I’m coming from. It didn’t click with me for about two years that I was still adjusting to work after college. A real-life review after college I had just completed my 90-day review with …

Professional

7 Tips to Survive Work Travel: Keys to Productivity & Enjoyment

I went on my first full-time work trip a few months ago, and let me tell you, it was an experience! It was so cool to have my own company card, staying at a ritzy hotel, and doing work that I love. Although I am in a primarily marketing role, I do quite a bit …

Professional

New Year’s Resolutions: Career Edition

Setting career goals are all nice and dandy, but once you get the perfect job, the hard work ends. So wrong! You still have to put in the extra effort to build your skills, refine your skills, level up in the company, and develop a long-term plan. Since it?s still January, we have the ?New …

Organization, Professional

Your Most Successful Year: How to Form a Habit

?New year, new you.? I got so many email newsletters this week bashing that phrase and rightfully so. There is some truth and effectiveness that lies behind the statement though. With the transition of a new set of 365 days, there comes a time to pause and reflect on your progress. A few of my …

Professional

Stay Ready: A Guide to Professional Readiness

?When you stay ready, you won?t have to get ready?. But how do you get to that point in the first place? I experienced this first-hand through pageantry that it?s much easier when you have all your ducks in a row. Although this quote, spoken to me so eloquently by my fianc?, was birthed from …